Facebook and Reddit censor users after Orlando massacre

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Facebook and Reddit have taken down pages and deleted posts discussing the Orlando shooter’s religion and a page by “Islamophobe” Pamela Geller.

The Stop Islamization of America Facebook page was deleted in the wake of the attack, according to Geller.

The page, which has more than 56,000 likes and was created in 2010, said Facebook’s “sharia police shut down truth-tellers while jihad, Islamic Jew hatred, and terror pages proliferate.”

The page has since been reinstated although Geller claims she is still blocked on the site for 30 days for a post criticizing President Obama’s response to the Orlando shooting.

It does not appear that she created a “Stop Homophobia in America” page, even though that is emerging as the shooter’s main motive.

In an interview with the conservative website Breitbart, Geller said Facebook “are in full damage control mode. Orlando showed jihad for what it is. They’re committed to obscuring…

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